The betas for Windows Vista
(formerly known as Longhorn Client), Internet Explorer 7
(on Windows XP with SP2) and Longhorn Server
have been started today. If you are not in the Beta, but are a MSDN-Subscriber, you'll also get the Betas of Windows Vista and IE7 of the MSDN Subscriber Downloads
In the July Edition of the german magazine IT-Administrator
I wrote the Editorial and an Article about "The Secure Windows-Server
". The Editorial covers some product and technology announcements of Microsoft during TechEd US, and my view of the turnaround and new opportunities in the IT market. In the article I talk about Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, especially the Security Configuration Wizard and how to prepare role-based security templates using the SCW, and I also cover Access Based-Enumeration of Shared Folders.